PowerShell – Get a file’s MD5 checksum

To get a file’s MD5 checksum, you can use Get-FileHash. This has been available since PowerShell v4. Use it like this: This file’s MD5 checksum is AE34D271ACC9C242BC9EED2E0EA72093. If Get-FileHash isn’t available Get-FileHash was put in PowerShell v4. If you’re on an earlier version, you’ll get following error when you try to use this: Get-FileHash is … Read more PowerShell – Get a file’s MD5 checksum

PowerShell – Saving SQL query results to a CSV file

Here’s how to execute a SQL query and export the results to a CSV file: If Invoke-SqlCmd is missing, install the SqlServer module If it’s complaining about not having Invoke-SqlCmd available, you will need to install the SQL Server PowerShell module. 1 – Run PowerShell as administrator 2 – Add Microsoft’s PSGallery as a trusted … Read more PowerShell – Saving SQL query results to a CSV file

.NET – How to sign your code with a code signing certificate

You’re given .PFX code signing certificate and told to sign your code. What does this mean, and how do you do it? What is code signing? Signing code means creating a digital signature on an executable file by using a code signing certificate. When your code is executed, your organization’s security software will check that … Read more .NET – How to sign your code with a code signing certificate